Latest rulings

  • MYA Cosmetic Surgery Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 19 April 2017

    A TV ad for the cosmetic surgery company, MYA Cosmetic Surgery, seen on 16 January 2017, featured various shots of young women talking to each other about their experience of breast-enhancement surgery. The ad began with two women in bikinis in a jacuzzi. One of them said, "I can't believe I used to be so nervo...

  • What's On Group Ltd t/a Whats On Bristol

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 05 April 2017

    A Facebook post, for What's On Bristol, seen 19 December 2017, stated “Lip Filler for those kisses under the mistletoe. Courtesy of our friends at British Cosmetic Clinic. All you have to do is Like, Comment … and Share this Competition … Get Liking and Sharing”.

  • Omega Pharma Ltd

    • Upheld
    • National press
    • 21 December 2016

    A press ad for Dermalex Eczema, seen on 18 October 2015, promoted a skin treatment cream for eczema.

    The ad showed a Venn diagram above a picture of the product. In the left-hand circle, text stated, “AS EFFECTIVE AS A STEROID CREAM¹”. A footnote for the claim stated “¹Average symptom improvement over 6 w...

  • Colgate-Palmolive (UK) Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television
    • 26 October 2016

    A TV ad for Sanex Advanced Hydrate 24 Hour shower gel seen in July 2015 featured a voiceover which stated “This is dry skin. It's a common problem. Introducing our clinically proven way to hydrate it. A shower gel. New sanex advanced hydrate 24 hours, proven to moisturise your skin for 24 hours. Recommended by 97% o...